Arlene Seeley, 74, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, August 30, 2022, at her home in Toms River, NJ.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit at the Thiele-Reid Family Funeral home, 585 Belgrove Drive, Kearny, NJ on Friday, September 2 from 4 to 8 p.m. The funeral service will be held in the funeral home on Saturday morning at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Hollywood Memorial Park, Union, NJ.
Born in Newark, NJ Miss Seeley was raised and lived in Kearny for most of her life before moving to Toms River 9 years ago.
Arlene was a cafeteria worker at for the Kearny Board of Education working in the high school and several of the elementary schools before retiring. Prior she was a cashier at K Mart in Kearny for twenty years.
She is survived by her children, Christina Tighe and her husband, Desmond, Barbara McCourt and David Garrison and his wife, Kathleen. Arlene was the sister of Lena Vasquez, Patricia Smeltzer, Geraldine Roselli, Rita Gray, Diane Brady and Harry Seeley. She was the beloved grandmother of Janelyn, Jacqueline and Joseph garrison, Karly, Jillian and Ian McCourt and Christopher and Liam Tighe. Arlene was so looking forward to being a great grandmother this coming December.
Arlene was predeceased by two brothers, Edward and Bruce Seeley and one sister, Isabel Reilly.
Miss Seeley was a breast cancer survivor. She loved trips to the casino and spending time with her family. She will be deeply missed.
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